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Brooklyn Passive House Plus / Baxt Ingui Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> 78 Third Place–the first Passive Plus House built in the United States–included a rehabilitation of a …


Eero Saarinen Tulip chair replica shows potential of sustainable ‘wood-like’ material

Ekoa provides the look and feel of wood without trees<p>Ekoa looks like wood—it has the warm, earthy hue, the swirling wood-like grains, the smooth, sanded finish. And yet, Ekoa is not wood.<p>Lingrove, the company behind Ekoa, developed the composite material from flax linen fiber that’s combined with …


How To Make 260 Square Feet Look Like a Palace

(Image credit: Lupe Clemente/AD España)<p>Two years ago I broke my ankle, and though the incident was not the fault of a wonky staircase, I've been a …

Living Rooms

Modern Japanese lake house comes with a twist

Climb on up<p>How do you make the most of a two-story home? Turn it into five stories. Sugawaradaisuke Architects recently did just that, transforming a house on the shore of Japan’s Lake Nojiri into a multi-story home with a clever use of platforms.<p>The timber house is outfitted with platforms that …


A Steel Staircase Merges Two Units Into One in Tribeca

Thanks to a complete renovation, two separate units are merged into a single residence to create a chic home for a growing family in New York City.<p>The firm designed the chic home to have an open configuration of discretely separate spaces. At the center of the plan is the "raft," which is an …


Dark Light House / MRTN Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Rye on the Mornington Peninsular, Dark Light House is a modest addition to a family home …


Double Bay / SAOTA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Set in a north-facing cove in Sydney’s vast natural harbour, the site borders a recreational park and a …


Come Together in Cordillera Ranch

A big idea and unexpected layout are the building blocks for a peaceful family retreat<p>By Marissa Rodriguez<p>Photos By Dror Baldinger<p>Come nightfall in …


Up-cycled warehouse sees industrial art gallery become a green family home

Up-Cycled Warehouse in Richmond, Victoria, is one such warehouse conversion. Designed by Zen Architects, the former art gallery warehouse is now a …


Affordable prefab cabin Dubldom now accepting U.S. pre-orders

Keeping it simple<p>One of the coolest, most affordable prefab homes we know is the DublDom series from Moscow-based firm Bio Architects, headed up by architect Ivan Ovchinnikov. The simple modern cabins range from a 280-square-foot studio (bathroom and kitchen, included) to a 1,400-square-foot …

Prefab Homes

ДубльДом / Dubldom - официальный сайт компании

ДубльДом - серийный всесезонный модульный дом, рассчитанный на перевозку в готовом виде и установку на участке за один день.

8 IKEA Hacks to Bring Your Furniture From Basic to Brilliant

Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add each of these clever IKEA hacks to your list of weekend projects.


Interiors Awards 2018: Healthcare

of<p>Interiors feature bright colors and abundant white surfaces on the floors, walls, and ceilings that help distribute ample daylight throughout. …

Health Care

This Tiny Trailer Home Boasts Soothing Beach Vibes

Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it within a month of listing for $72,500.<p>The couple—Christina Nicholson and Matthew Hartford—will set up the transportable trailer on their 200-acre ranch in Pacifica, California, and plan to …

Food & Dining

The Best Rain Jackets of 2018

<i>Last updated April 2018: We’ve added all-new picks for 2018 as well as two new sections designed to teach you how to re-waterproof a rain jacket and</i> …


Whare Koa House / Strachan Group Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Opahi Bay has been the McGreal family holiday destination since the early 1950’s when Ray McGreal built …


15 Kitchen Pantry Ideas With Form And Function

By definition, a pantry is “a small room or closet in which food, dishes, and utensils are kept.” While the definition (or, frankly, the very idea) …

Storage Ideas

Critter Creek Garage

After serving as a family home for 20 years, the Critter Creek Garage makes a new life out of its old memories. The current building now functions as …


Gallery of Smart Configurations for Small Kitchens - 23

Image 23 of 31 from gallery of Smart Configurations for Small Kitchens. Photograph by Marc Goodwin


Gallery of Smart Configurations for Small Kitchens - 24

Image 24 of 31 from gallery of Smart Configurations for Small Kitchens. Photograph by Marc Goodwin


Ma Yansong: “Some People May Say My Work Is Futuristic, But I See It as Traditional”

<i>With the unconventional, undulating forms of his buildings—and the fact that his path to architectural success included a stint working for Zaha</i> …


A Home Office is Cleverly Integrated Into the Living Room of This Compact Condo

Despite the lack of square footage, a home office is made possible thanks to a brilliant glass solution.<p>Like most of the new apartments being built in the bustling, modern city, of Tel Aviv, Israel, this 1076-square-foot unit located in a newly built glass tower in the heart of downtown was …

Interior Design

A Couple Spend $3K to Turn an Old RV Into a Cozy Home For Five

A family of five live comfortably and stylishly in a freshly renovated 180-square-foot camper.<p>Yet, when apartment rentals proved more expensive than expected, the couple took a chance with a 2003 Cougar Keystone camper they purchased used for $8,000. And after putting in $3,000 for renovations, …


This Modern Prefab Is Now a Gorgeous Guest House

In Morelos, Mexico, a sleek prefab is assembled in a backyard after being constructed entirely off-site.<p>Although the creation of the structure expedited the on-site process, it also added a significant design challenge. The architects had to ensure the prefabricated elements would fit on a freight …


Renée del Gaudio creates pair of rustic cabins for rocky perch in Colorado

American studio Renée del Gaudio Architecture has created a nature retreat for a remote site with spectacular views, composed of two buildings clad …


How Carol Ross Barney Became the Most Important Urban Advocate in Chicago Since Daniel Burnham

<i>This article was originally published by Metropolis Magazine as "Carol Ross Barney is Chicago’s New Daniel Burnham."</i><p>As a lifelong Chicagoan, Carol …

Urban Design

Lake Waconia House organized into two large wings - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

Modern-Industrial Lakeside House For A Family Of Eight ← Back to article<p>Modern-Industrial Lakeside House For A Family Of Eight<p>Lake Waconia House …

Interior Design

The 10 Coolest Tiny Studios We’ve Ever Seen

Small apartment living is getting better and better, and we’ve got a roundup of 10 tiny studios to back up our claim. They’re all under 350 square …

Interior Design